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GMC Statement: First High Court judgment handed down

26 May 2017

Today the High Court handed down judgment in the case of General Medical Council v Jagjivan.

Web News: Yesterday's attack in Manchester

23 May 2017

Following the attack in Manchester last night, we are conscious that travel disruption or personal circumstances may prevent some people travelling to our offices in Manchester.

Press Release: GMC unveils new standards to boost flexibility of doctors' training

22 May 2017

New standards to make postgraduate training more flexible for doctors have today (Monday 22 May) been unveiled by the General Medical Council (GMC).

Press Release: GMC extends contract for Doctor Support Service

04 May 2017

The contract for a free service offering confidential emotional support for doctors involved in fitness to practise cases has been extended for another 12 months by the General Medical Council (GMC).

Web News: Updated confidentiality guidance comes into force for doctors

25 April 2017

Revised ethical guidance on confidentiality comes into effect for doctors

Web News: Medacs Healthcare to offer GMC developed professionalism courses for locum doctors

25 April 2017

Locum doctors are set to benefit from a series of new training courses developed by the General Medical Council and provided by Medacs Healthcare.

GMC Statement: GMC statement on locum tax issue

07 April 2017

Medical regulator issues guidance on contractual obligations

Press Release: GMC unveils blueprint for better medical training

31 March 2017

Flexible training plan aims to improve training paths for doctors

GMC Statement: GMC guidance: reporting concerns to the DVLA

31 March 2017

We respond to calls to make reporting concerns to the DVLA mandatory for doctors.

GMC Statement: Response to concerns about our guidance for doctors on attempting CPR and DNACPR orders

29 March 2017

Clarification on the GMC's guidance